Monthly Archives: December 2007

Travel Quotation 10 – Noel Coward

   Noted playwright Noel Coward once said,              "But why, oh why, do the wrong people travel, when the right people stay at home?"       Mr Coward probably means refers to the large numbers of people who travel, … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 9 – Robert Benchley

    Robert Benchley said this about traveling with kids,          "In America, there are two classes of travel: First class, and with children."       Benchley correctly maintains that kids change everything. They multiply the difficulties and potential catastrophes … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest Paintings

Artistic expression is one of the hallmarks of the human intellectual achievement. Since the early days of civilization, man has sought to depict his understanding and appreciation of the world through art. One of the purest examples of fine art … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 8 – John Steinbeck

   John Steinbeck, noted American author, once said,            "A journey is like a marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it."       Without dwelling on Steinbeck’s reflection on the state of marriage, … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest Sculpture

    Artistic expression is one of the hallmarks of the human intellectual achievement. Since the early days of civilization, man has sought to depict his understanding and appreciation of the world through art. One of the purest examples of fine … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 7 – Henry Miller

    Henry Miller said,                "One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things."       This quote is very similar to the previous one by Miriam Beard. Miller realizes that travel alters life. Becoming … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 6 – Miriam Beard

     Miriam Beard once said,                 "Travel is more than the seeing of sights. It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living."        This, I believe, is true, especially for me, since … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 5 – Rene Descartes

    Rene Descartes, noted philosopher, said:                "Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries."        Descartes realized that people and cultures around the world are so different that traveling is very much like time-travel. Anyone … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 4 – Helen Keller

     Helen Keller once said:                    "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."       Even someone who was deaf, dumb, and blind knew that excitement is necessary to make life worthwhile. Travelers know that trips to foreign … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Christmas around the world

    Christmas has become a holiday celebrated throughout the world. Although it began as a religious holiday, a commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and an important day for all Christians, it has evolved into a more secular celebration … Continue reading

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